|Country||Displaced||Injured||Dead||Damaged Buildings||Destroyed Buildings|
Source: Earthquake Impact Database
|11/22/2020 3:53 a.m.||Earthquake in Skikda, Algeria||mb 5.3|
|03/19/2022 9:59 a.m.||Earthquake offshore Béjaïa, Algeria||mb 5.2|
|05/20/2022 12:35 p.m.||Earthquake offshore Oriental, Morocco||mb 5.2|
|11/17/2019 8:39 a.m.||Earthquake near Midelt, Morocco||Mw 5.1|
|08/28/2021 11:20 a.m.||Earthquake offshore Al Hoceima, Morocco||Mw 5.1|
|Date & Time||March 18, 2021, 12:04 a.m.|
03/18/2021 9:34 a.m.
Damage in Bejaia, at least seven injuries
This earthquake caused widespread minor to moderate damage in the cities Bejaia and Jijel. According to preliminary reports, at least three buildings suffered partial collapses while several others were damaged. Seven people were injured due to panic-related accidents. However, no casualties were reported yet. The earthquakes was located offshore Northern Algeria with about 20 km distance between epicenter and Bejaia, which reduced the impact of this event. A moderate foreshock and some aftershocks were detected. Weak shaking also affected parts of Tunisia, Sardinia and Majorca.
Significant damage is registered in Bejaia, eastern #Algeria following the relatively strong earthquake that hit the region. Hopefully, there will be no human casualties (none were registered so far). PC: @AitMouhoubZouhe pic.twitter.com/PT0Z4k6zZ3— Zine Ghebouli (@GheZinou) March 18, 2021